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The Resource Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea, by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland

Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea, by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland

Label
Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea
Title
Every falling star
Title remainder
how I survived and escaped North Korea
Statement of responsibility
by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "This is YA nonfiction. It's the memoir of a boy named Sungju who grew up in North Korea and, at the age of twelve, was forced to live on the streets and fend for himself after his parents disappeared. Finally, after years of being homeless and living with a gang, Sungju is reunited with his maternal grandparents and, eventually, his father"--
  • "Every Falling Star, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is the intense memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who is forced at age twelve to live on the streets and fend for himself. To survive, Sungju creates a gang and lives by thieving, fighting, begging, and stealing rides on cargo trains. Sungju richly re-creates his scabrous story, depicting what it was like for a boy alone to create a new family with his gang, his 'brothers'; to be hungry and to fear arrest, imprisonment, and even execution. This riveting memoir allows young readers to learn about other cultures where freedoms they take for granted do not exist"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee, Sungju
Dewey number
  • 951.9305/1092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS935.7773.L44
LC item number
A3 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McClelland, Susan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lee, Sungju
  • Lee, Sungju
  • Boys
  • Homeless boys
  • Street children
  • Survival
  • Korea (North)
  • Korea (North)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea, by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn938991009
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvii, 316 pages
Isbn
9781419721328
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016002463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Every falling star : how I survived and escaped North Korea, by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn938991009
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvii, 316 pages
Isbn
9781419721328
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016002463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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